UK documentary specialist Dogwoof has picked up UK rights to Last Breath, Alex Parkinson and Richard da Costa’s documentary feature about a dramatic diving incident at the bottom of the North Sea.
The film chronicles the true story of a diver who was left stranded on the sea bed with only five minutes of oxygen left in his tank, utilising interview testimony, recreations and helmet-mounted footage from the accident.
It was produced by Al Morrow and Stewart le Marechal for MetFilm Production, Richard da Costa and Alex Parkinson for Floating Harbour, Angus Lamont for Crab Apple Films, and Dylan Williams for Backflip Media. Financiers include Screen Scotland and BBC Scotland.
MetFilm Sales struck the deal with Dogwoof. The distributor is planning a simultaneous theatrical and on demand release on April 5.
Dogwoof had a successful Bafta nominations yesterday, with the company having UK rights to three of the five Documentary nominees (Free Solo, RBG, and Three Identical Strangers).